Alumni to Fill Personalized Learning Resource Gap

Small group learning and self-paced instruction seem to be leading the charge for successful personalized learning, a report has revealed. How can schools and classrooms adaptto meet a growing demand for resources? 

We believe one solution is alumni -- one of the most ready and rewarding, yet untapped resource available to public high schools. 

Alumni with college and career experience in STEM and other in-demand sectors have the potential to not only bring classroom participation to the table -- but also industry networks, project ideas, and internship opportunities. Alumni reflect the diversity of students and therefore are more than just knowledge experts and instructional guides; they are inspiring and relatable role models who can help build foundations of trust in the classroom. This relationship building can lead to strong mentor and tutor relationships that have been shown to improve personalized learning when “intense collaboration” with teachers is involved. 

Read the full report.

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